Erica’s Easy Thread Catcher Video Tutorial!


Hi everyone! I’ve had so many requests for a Thread Catcher tutorial since I first published the written version years ago. You can check out the original free pattern here, and today I’ll be showing you how to make this fun project in a video tutorial! I’m putting this one together just a little bit differently, so you can use…

The Peekaboo Beanie Knit Hat Pattern


Hi everyone! I have a fun new hat pattern to share with you today! The Peekaboo Beanie is super fun and a great way to practice those knits and purl stitches! Supplies: 4mm/US6 16” circular needle 5mm/US8 16” circular needle Tapestry/yarn needle (for weaving in ends) 5mm/ US8 DPNs for finishing Optional: Faux Fur Pom Yarn: MC: 1 skein DK…

What is a Lapbook?


So what the heck is a lapbook and why should I use them in my homeschool? Well I’m so glad you asked! We’ve been using lapbooks in our homeschool for years and today I wanted to share a little bit about how we use them and why I love them so much! So What is a Lapbook Anyway? Lapbooking is…

11th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans


Hi everyone! My 11th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans are now available! While sometimes I prefer to be spontaneous, other times I think it’s better to have a plan to follow so things don’t get missed or left behind. Planning ahead is especially important if you’re a new homeschooling. Having a good plan will help make your days less chaotic and…

Flower Patch Back Pack Sewing Tutorial


Hi everyone! I have a fun new tutorial for you today! I made this cute little backpack per the request of my girls. They specifically asked for this little fold over top flap and the drawstring, so that’s what we did! And today I’ll show you how to make it too! Watch the Flower Patch Pack video tutorial here:  …

The Celebrate Beanie Knit Hat Pattern


Hi everyone! I have a fun new knit hat pattern for you today! This one is my Celebrate Beanie Hat Pattern and it’s one of the softest and squishiest hats ever! Supplies: 4mm/US8 16” circular needle 5mm/US10 16” circular needle Tapestry/yarn needle (for weaving in ends) US10 DPNs for finishing Optional: Faux Fur Pom Yarn: 1 skein bulky weight yarn…

10th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans


Hi everyone! My 10th Grade Homeschool Lesson Plans are now available! While sometimes I prefer to be spontaneous, other times I think it’s better to have a plan to follow so things don’t get missed or left behind. Planning ahead is especially important if you’re a new homeschooling. Having a good plan will help make your days less chaotic and…

The Aloha Satchel Sewing Tutorial


Hi everyone! I have a super fun and easy tutorial for you today. I’m calling this the Aloha Satchel and it features a fun patchwork top panel, backpack type straps, and a button closure. Watch The Aloha Satchel Video Tutorial here: For this project I used Aloha Girl fabric by Fig Tree fabric which I’ve been hoarding, and some natural…

The Chevron Knit Beanie Pattern


Hi friends! I have a super cute and easy knit hat pattern for you today! This one is my Chevron Beanie Pattern and it’s super easy and definitely beginner friendly! You just need to know how to knit and purl and you’re good to go! I’m definitely addicted to these faux fur poms! They’re the snap style, so you just…

Vintage Summer Quilt Along Kick Off!


Hi everyone! I’m so excited to partner with Keri from Catching Stitches to bring you the Vintage Summer Quilt Along! It’s kicking off on April 1, 2019 and will finish up around mid May so you still have plenty of time to get in on the action! We’ll be hosting weekly giveaways as well, so make sure to head over…